Illinois Fire Service Institute


Public Fire and Life Safety Educator I & II : 40.00 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for firefighters, officers and non-commissioned fire department staff pursuing a certification as a Public Fire & Life Safety Educator. The course is designed to train and equip students in fie prevention and life safety education. Topics include: a history of fire prevention education, learning styles, methods for effective teaching, public relations, high-risk populations, professionalism, developing life safety curricula, and evaluation & assessment.

Students must meet the requirements as stated in NFPA 1035, Standard for Pressional Qualifications Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, 2015 Edition, and the requirements of the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

One hundred percent of the 40 class contact hours and a passing score of 70% on the end of course exam are required for successful course completion. Any missed class time must be made up before a student can challenge the examination. Class hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Unless otherwise scheduled). Students must advise the instructor if they leave for emergency reasons.


  PFLSE Syllabus.pdf


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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Hours 7.5
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Champaign, IL 61820
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